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Re: [PATCH 4/5] ext4: fallocate support in ext4

To: Jeff Garzik <jeff@xxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Amit K. Arora" <aarora@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, suparna@xxxxxxxxxx, cmm@xxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] ext4: fallocate support in ext4
From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 21:25:54 -0400
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Andreas Dilger wrote:
My comment was just that the extent doesn't have to be explicitly zero
filled on the disk, by virtue of the fact that the uninitialized flag
will cause reads to return zero.


Agreed, thanks for the clarification.

        Jeff



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